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(He/Him) Actor, Dancer, Singer, and Voice-Over Artist based in the Baltimore/D.C. area.

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Authenticity is at the core of everything we do as artists and Dereck strives to achieve this in every line delivered. 

Dereck Atwater as Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods

News & Upcoming

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre

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Kinky Boots (Angel), The Music Man (Quartet), Come From Away (U/S Kevin T. & Oz)

This summer, Dereck will be performing with RMRT's 2024 Summer Season! He is incredibly excited to tell the stories of three incredible shows while making his RMRT debut. 

A Chorus Line


Directed by Mark Minnick

Choreographed by Vincent Kirk Musgrave

Music Direction by Ross Scott Rawlings

In early 2024, Dereck returned to Toby's Dinner Theatre in A Chorus Line as a cut dancer while understudying Mike, Al, and Mark.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Tour)

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Crossroads Live America

Bob Richard

Peter Leigh Nilson (MD)

Chris Babbage (MD)

This past holiday season, Dereck joined the West Coast tour of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical as Buzz Who while understudying the Grinch and Grandpa Who!

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